Nalysis: The Penalty of Death,by H.L.Mencken.

Please cite the texts to support your ideas and thesis.
Question 1. Based on a careful reading and understanding of The Penalty of Death,by H.L.Mencken, what do you believe to be his ultimate, main argument with regard to capital punishment? (Is he or is he not in favor of it?) And: Based on information given in his essay, how has he arrived at this conclusive opinion?